Tuesday, 13 March 2018

MALAYSIA - PEMBERITAHUAN - MAHKAMAH TINGGI KUALA LUMPUR - BAHAGIAN SIVIL


Malaysia-Postponement of Talk : ‘MEDIATION’

Postponement of Talk : 'MEDIATION'
To:



SBC/CIR/003/2018
12th March, 2018

Dear All Members of The Bar & Pupils,

POSTPONEMENT OF TALK BY MS SHANTI ABRAHAM – 'MEDIATION' 
Please be informed that the talk as stated above, scheduled for 15th March 2018, (Thursday) has been postponed, due to unforeseen circumstances. 
It is postponed to 12th July 2018(Thursday) at 3pm - 5pm. Rest of details remain the same. 
All those who have registered and paid, are expected to attend the rescheduled talk on 12th July 2018. 
For any enquires, please call 03-55196219 or email: vasantha@sgorbar.org

Thank you.

SecretariatSelangor Bar Committee.

















































































































Asean Law Alert

Asean Law Alert




Asean Law Alert by Asean LIP

13 Mar 2018
MALAYSIACORPORATE & COMMERCIALNEWS
CPTPP will give Malaysia a Regional Competitive Edge - FMM
KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 (Bernama) - The recently signed Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is expected to give Malaysia a competitive edge in the region and build investor confidence.
MALAYSIABANKING & FINANCENEWS
BNM cautions Public on Cryptocurrency Platform
KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 (Bernama) - Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) does not authorise or endorse the Coinzer, a cryptocurrency platform.
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Appeal Court upholds Acquittal of Former SLDB GM
PUTRAJAYA, March 12 (Bernama) - The Court of Appeal today upheld the acquittal of former Sabah Land Development Board (SLDB) general manager Datuk Wasli Mohd Said on bribery charges involving RM1 million in 2006.
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Court allows Government's Application to strike out Anwar's Suit on Sodomy Conviction
KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 (Bernama) - The High Court here today allowed an application by the government to strike out a suit by former Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim who claimed that his conviction and sentence for sodomy were based on fraud and perjured evidence.
MALAYSIAGENERALLEGISLATION
Water Services Industry (Modification of the Sewerage Services (Charges) Regulations 1994) Order 2018
This Order comes into operation on 1 March 2018.
MALAYSIABANKING & FINANCELEGISLATION
Labuan Financial Services and Securities (Amendment) Regulations 2018
These Regulations come into operation on 1 July 2018.
MALAYSIACORPORATE & COMMERCIALLEGISLATION
Price Control and Anti-Profiteering (Determination of Maximum Price) Order 2018
This Order has effect from 10 February 2018 to 21 February 2018.
MALAYSIACORPORATE & COMMERCIALJUDGMENTS
Ng Chin Tai and Another v Ananda Kumar A/L Krishnan
Date: 02 Feb 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal No. P-02(W)-1576-09/2015; Source: Federal Court Registry
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Malaysia-Agenda and Motions for the 72nd Annual General Meeting of the Malaysian Bar (17 March 2018)

Agenda and Motions for the 72nd Annual General Meeting of the Malaysian Bar (17 March 2018)




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Circular No 069/2018
Dated 13 March 2018

To Members of the Malaysian Bar and pupils in chambers

Agenda and Motions for the 72nd Annual General Meeting of the Malaysian Bar
(17 March 2018)

We refer to Circular No 051/2018 dated 23 February 2018, giving notice of the 72nd Annual General Meeting of the Malaysian Bar ("AGM") to be held as follows:

Date:       17 March 2018 (Saturday)
Time:       10:00 am
Venue:     Grand Ballroom, Level 1, Convention Centre, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel,Corner of Jalan Sultan Ismail and Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

The agenda for the AGM is as follows:

(1)    To consider and, if approved, to adopt the minutes of the 71st AGM held on 18 March 2017;

(2)    To discuss matters arising from the minutes of the 71st AGM (please refer to the AGM Update Sheet in the 2017/2018 Annual Report);

(3)    To consider and, if approved, to adopt the minutes of the Extraordinary General Meeting of the Malaysian Bar ("EGM") held on 3 August 2017;

(4)    To discuss matters arising from the minutes of the EGM;

(5)    To consider the President's Report and committees' reports re: Activities of the Malaysian Bar for the year 2017/2018;

(6)    To consider and, if approved, to adopt the Audited Accounts of the Malaysian Bar for the year ended 31 December 2017;

(7)    To consider the following motions (accessible here) proposed in accordance with section 64(6) of the Legal Profession Act 1976:

(7.1)    "Motion Regarding the Discovery of 'Death Camps' in Perlis", proposed by George Varughese (Chairman, Bar Council), on behalf of the Bar Council, dated 9 March 2018 (pages 3 to 16);

(7.2)    "Motion Regarding the Continuing Professional Development Scheme", proposed by George Varughese (Chairman, Bar Council), on behalf of the Bar Council, dated 9 March 2018 (pages 17 to 20);

(7.3)    "Motion Calling for the Total Abolition of the Death Penalty, and for the Immediate Bringing into Force of the Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Act 2017", proposed by George Varughese (Chairman, Bar Council), on behalf of the Bar Council, dated 9 March 2018 (pages 21 to 23);

(7.4)    "Motion to Call on Minister to Immediately Put in Force the Dangerous Drugs Amendment Act 2017 to Give Judges Sentencing Discretion to Impose Sentences Other Than the Death Penalty", proposed by Charles Hector Fernandez, Francis Pereira, Shanmugam a/l Ramasamy and Ngeow Chow Ying), dated 8 March 2018 (pages 24 to 26);

(7.5)    "Motion for the Introduction of 'Anticipatory Bail' Under the Malaysian Criminal Procedure Code", proposed by P Taneswaran, dated 6 March 2018 (pages 27 to 32);

(7.6)    "Motion to Promote and Protect Judicial Independence in Malaysia, to Abolish Judicial Commissioners, Ensure Security of Tenure is a Real Safeguard, and Remove Prime Minister's Power in Judicial Selection and Appointments, proposed by Charles Hector Fernandez, dated 7 March 2018 (pages 33 to 40);

(7.7)    "Motion to Remove Legal Disqualifications and Restoring Peoples' Right to Choose Who They Want as Their Members of Parliament", proposed by Charles Hector Fernandez, dated 7 March 2018 (pages 41 to 45);

(7.8)    "Electronic Voting (E-Voting) Motion", proposed by Jason Kay, dated 8 March 2018 (pages 46 to 47);

(7.9)    "Usul Mengharamkan Segala Unsur Unsur dan Elemen Elemen Najis Arak dan Ke Semua Minuman dan Makanan yang Mengandungi Alkohol atau yang Boleh Memabukkan di dalam Ke Semua Majlis yang Dianjurkan oleh Majlis Peguam Malaysia dan Badan Badan yang Tertakluk kepada Bidangkuasa Majlis Peguam Berkuat Kuasa Serta Merta", proposed by Mohd Amir Sharil Bahari Bin Md Noor, dated 7 March 2018 (pages 48 to 61);

(7.10)    "Motion Against the Conduct of Goh Siu Lin BC/G/190", proposed by Mohd Amir Sharil Bahari Bin Md Noor, dated 9 March 2018 (pages 62 to 81);

(7.11)    "Motion Against the Conduct of Muhendaran Suppiah BC/M/333", proposed by Mohd Amir Sharil Bahari Bin Md Noor, dated 9 March 2018 (pages 82 to 100);

(7.12)    "Motion Against the Conduct of Ravinder Singh Dhalliwal", proposed by Mohd Amir Sharil Bahari Bin Md Noor, dated 9 March 2018 (pages 101 to 124);

(7.13)    "Motion Against the Conduct of Dato' Jagjit Singh of Messrs Jagjit Singh & Co", proposed by Mohd Amir Sharil Bahari Bin Md Noor, dated 9 March 2018 (pages 125 to 134);

(7.14)    "Motion Against the Conduct of Dato' Rajpal Singh A/L Mukhtiar Singh of Messrs Rajpal, Firah & Vishnu", proposed by Mohd Amir Sharil Bahari Bin Md Noor, dated 9 March 2018 (pages 135 to 144); and

(7.15)    "Motion Against the Conduct of Puan Hendon Mohamed of Messrs Rastam Singa & Co", proposed by Mohd Amir Sharil Bahari Bin Md Noor, dated 9 March 2018 (pages 145 to 153); and

(8)    General.

If you are a registered user of the Malaysian Bar website, please click here to access a document containing the 15 abovementioned motions that have been proposed for consideration at the AGM, and here to download the 2017/2018 Annual Report.

In accordance with section 64(4) of the Legal Profession Act 1976, the quorum for the AGM shall be 500 Members of the Malaysian Bar. 

Members who attend the AGM will receive a print copy of the 2017/2018 Annual Report on a first come, first served basis.  Please note that only limited print copies of the 2017/2018 Annual Report have been produced.

Members are urged to make every effort to attend the AGM so that issues affecting the profession may be effectively discussed by as many Members as possible.

We look forward to your presence and participation at the AGM on 17 March 2018.

Thank you.

Roger Chan Weng Keng
Secretary
Malaysian Bar    



Notes

(1)    Members are kindly requested to make every effort to attend the meeting punctually to ensure a quorum of 500.  If the quorum is not present by 11:00 am, the AGM shall be adjourned to 11:15 am on the same day and at the same venue.
(2)    Registration counters will open from 8:30 am.  Light refreshments will be served.
(3)    All Members and pupils in chambers will be required to produce their National Registration Identity Card ("NRIC") or driver's licence in order to register their attendance for the AGM.
(4)    All Members and pupils in chambers shall, upon registering their names, wear the designated wristbands for the purpose of admission.
(5)    Pupils in chambers may attend but shall not vote, and shall be seated only at the area(s) designated for them.
(6)    Under the CPD Scheme, Members and pupils in chambers will earn one CPD point for attending the AGM.
(7)    For information on preferential hotel corporate rates secured by the Bar Council, please refer to the current list, which can be downloaded from the scroll box located on the top right-hand section of the Malaysian Bar website, at www.malaysianbar.org.my


If you are a registered user of the Malaysian Bar website, you may click here to access this circular.




Malaysia-Talk : 'Using The Married Women And Children (Maintenance) Act 1950'

Talk : 'Using The Married Women And Children (Maintenance) Act 1950'
To:



SBC/CIR/162/17
13th February, 2018




​​​Brochure (Download PDF)  
Online Registration (URL Link)  

Thank you.


Secretariat
Selangor Bar Committee.










































































































































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